Truro City Win the Ellis Cup for a Tenth Year in Succession!
The Ellis cup for the top performing club at the County A.S.A Championships was again up for grabs, and Truro City Swimming club did not disappoint. This shows the depth of talent, from the bagcat age group boys and girls to the junior, youth and senior swimmers. Truro retained the Cup for a 10th year running.
Truro's young boys dominated the nine year old boys bagcat competition. With Nicholas Laws 1st, Byron Wood 2nd, Jack Rogers 4th, Jack Lushington 6th, and Rafi Rothwell 7th. The nine year old girls saw Cavalier 18th. The ten year old boys, Timothy Wyatt came 2nd, Timothy Abrahams 6th. The ten year old girls saw Jenna Smithan achieve 14th.
The eleven year old boys saw Dominic Goodwin get 1st place. The eleven year old girls Hannah James got a credible 9th place, Robyn Edwards 11th, Freya Martin 12th and Katy Parkinson 13th.
The twelve year old boys saw Charlie Haynes in 8th and the girls twelve year old age group had Harriet Lord in 14th. The boys 13 year olds saw Ben Hicks in 7th. The girls thirteen year olds saw Courtney -
The boys fourteen year old age group was dominated by Luc Hesdon with many great swims he has the talent to go far. Matthew Trewhella came in 8th place.
There were a few races that got people to their feet , one notable swim being the one hundred meters backstroke. Brothers Jack and Charlie Middleton seeded 1st and 3rd in the finals, gave their all. Jack on this occasion only just touched Charlie out at the timing pad 's with a 1.03.24 against a 1.03.89.
Luc Hollis made this a trio for Truro with a 3rd place in a time of 1.04.57. In the 50m backstroke Luc upset the form book to bring out a magnificent sub 30 seconds time of 29.39 with Charlie Middleton in the affray with a timed 2nd place of 30.14.
Dan Goodway got two new senior county records in the fifty meters freestyle 23.68 and the fifty meters butterfly 26.21. Josie Williams dominated the 200 and 100 meters freestyle races by taking both County Championships and also took a 20 year old county championship age group record .
Kay de Courcy made all thirteen finals available to her over the two weekends and came away as county Champion in eleven events , the 200m, 100m and 50m Backstroke, 100m,200m and 400m Individual medley, 50m,100m and 200m Breaststroke, 100m Butterfly and the 400m freestyle. Nicola Russell came away with many good results most notably a 3rd in the senior 200m butterfly and also made the finals in six further events. Mesha Wardman swam a great personal best time in the finals of the 200m breaststroke of 2.56.17 placed 3rd in the open age group.
Sam Morris made it to the finals in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle and the 50m and 100m butterfly which will give her good qualifying times for when she swims for the fire service at the up and coming district masters championships at Millfield.
This a fantastic result and just shows the strength of the swimmers when for the second weekend of events a number of the clubs swimmers did not compete due a clash of dates with the National Lifesaving Pool championships taking palce in Cardiff that same weekend.
For more deatils of the results Click here for the CCASA web site